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Dialogues in urban and regional planning. 4
Publication Information:
London : Routledge, 2011
Physical Description:
xx, 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Published in association with the Global Planning Education Association Network
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30000010297789 HT165.5 D53 2011 Open Access Book Book

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Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning, Volume 4 is a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of planning.

The topics they address include planning and governance in Zimbabwe, rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina, safety issues in urban spaces, and an analysis of French transportation policies. The breadth of the topics covered in this book will appeal to all those with an interest in urban and regional planning, providing a springboard for further debate and research. The papers focus particularly on how planning institutions can meet contemporary environmental, demographic, economic, and socio-spatial challenges.

The Dialogues books are published in association with the Global Planning Education Association Network (GPEAN) and its member planning schools associations. These associations represent 360 planning schools in nearlynbsp;fifty countries around the globe. They have selected these papers based on regional competitions.

Author Notes

Thomas L. Harper is Professor, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Canada.

Michael Hibbard is Professor, Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management, and Director, Institute for Policy Research and Innovation, University of Oregon, USA.

Anthony Gar-On Yeh is Chair Professor, Head of Department of Urban Planning and Design, Director of Centre of Urban Studies and Urban Planning, Director of GIS Research Centre, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR.

Heloisa Costa is Associate Professor, Geography Department, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.